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How to find us…

Just follow the new signs… thanks Chiltern Railways for the recognition! we’ll be ready for the crowds…

Spring 2018

Residential development in full flow now that the bus station has moved. And the first flowers are making a tentative appearance!

Sir William McAlpine 1936-2018

Above, on left, Sir William presenting Friends’ Chair Archie Pitts with the Plaque recognising the waiting rooms restoration. Sir William McAlpine died on March 4, the day before he last appeared on television with Michael Portillo and the Flying Scotsman…. Continue Reading →

Platform trough volunteers needed

Cafe open on London bound platform!

At long last the splendidly restored “Up” waiting rooms have a cafe…but thanks also to the cheerful staff at Gourmet Coffee doing their best in tough circumstances.

Winter for a while

My word, it was cold, and it’s good to remember that our garden has to hibernate.

In the top 100 British Railway Stations!

Simon Jenkins’ new book “Britain’s 100 Best Railway Stations” features our station and a credit to the Friends. It’s a very nice production, though not without a few errors including one about our own station, and you can buy it… Continue Reading →

RHS: outstanding yet again

The Royal Horticultural Society Its Your Neighbourhood scheme the Station gardens were in 2017 declared Outstanding, yet again.

Heart of England in Bloom Gold award

Once again Leamington has received a gold award in the competition’s Small City category, announced on September 14 2017.

Romance at the Station

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